“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Beverly Shores, Indiana

Clickable Map of Porter County, Indiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Porter County, IN (36) Jasper County, IN (22) Lake County, IN (67) LaPorte County, IN (63) Starke County, IN (12) Cook County, IL (681) Berrien County, MI (80)  PorterCounty(36) Porter County (36)  JasperCounty(22) Jasper County (22)  LakeCounty(67) Lake County (67)  LaPorteCounty(63) LaPorte County (63)  StarkeCounty(12) Starke County (12)  CookCountyIllinois(681) Cook County (681)  BerrienCountyMichigan(80) Berrien County (80)
Valparaiso is the county seat for Porter County
Beverly Shores is in Porter County
      Porter County (36)  
      Jasper County (22)  
      Lake County (67)  
      LaPorte County (63)  
      Starke County (12)  
      Cook County, Illinois (681)  
      Berrien County, Michigan (80)  
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1 Indiana, Porter County, Beverly Shores — Century of Progress HomesIndiana Dunes National Lakeshore
"Century of Progress" homes at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair showcased innovative building materials and designs. Visitors marveled at modern features like dishwashers and air conditioners. In 1935, developer Robert Bartlett brought five . . . Map (db m64158) HM
2 Indiana, Porter County, Beverly Shores — Is This an Ocean or a Lake?Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Here you can surf the waves, stroll the shoreline, and see the dunes, but you are not at the ocean. Lake Michigan is part of the world’s largest fresh water system–the Great Lakes. Extending northward for 307 miles and averaging 118 miles from . . . Map (db m72858)
3 Indiana, Porter County, Beverly Shores — Recipe for a Sand DuneFrom the kitchen of Mother Nature
1. Dig a huge hole with a glacier. Use the ice to grind up millions of tons of rock and dirt and make ridges around the edge of the hole. 2. Fill the hole with glacial meltwater. Stir your brand new lake with strong prevailing northwest winds. . . . Map (db m61673) HM
4 Indiana, Porter County, Beverly Shores — Stephen Tyng MatherJuly.4.1867.     Jan.22.1930.
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done.Map (db m72891) HM
5 Indiana, Porter County, Beverly Shores — Whose Home Is It?Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Indigenous (native) If you dove into the waters of Lake Michigan thousands of years ago, you would have disturbed the home of many indigenous species, such as lake trout, lake whitefish, yellow perch, and lake sturgeon. These healthy . . . Map (db m72856)
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Feb. 27, 2024